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Network honeypots nab surprises

Holes in company networks are being exploited by hackers and fraudulent employees to store and distribute illegal pornography, media files and pirated software. A “honeypot” network set up purely to attract and monitor the level and type of hacking activity on the Internet has found hackers are routinely scanning for misconfigured file transfer protocol (FTP) servers that allow them to upload and store material secretly on company networks for later download. The Irish Honeynet was set up by Espion, Deloitte & Touche and Data Electronics last year to mimic a typical corporate Internet infrastructure but with the ability to detect and monitor all activity to and from the system. Full Story

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